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occupy



verb
1. keep busy with (Freq. 8)
- She busies herself with her butterfly collection
Syn:
busy
Derivationally related forms:
occupation
Hypernyms:
work
Hyponyms:
potter, putter, dabble, smatter, play around
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
2. live (in a certain place) (Freq. 7)
- She resides in Princeton
- he occupies two rooms on the top floor
Syn:
reside, lodge in
Derivationally related forms:
resident (for: reside), residency (for: reside), residence (for: reside), occupation, occupier, occupant, occupancy
Hypernyms:
populate, dwell, live, inhabit
Hyponyms:
move in, stay at, squat, crash
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. occupy the whole of (Freq. 3)
- The liquid fills the container
Syn:
fill
Derivationally related forms:
occupation
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
crowd, take up
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
4. be on the mind of (Freq. 2)
- I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
Syn:
concern, interest, worry
Derivationally related forms:
occupation, interest (for: interest), concern (for: concern)
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- The bad news will occupy him
5. march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation (Freq. 2)
- Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939
Syn:
invade
Derivationally related forms:
occupier, occupation, invasive (for: invade), invasion (for: invade), invader (for: invade)
Hypernyms:
attack, assail
Hyponyms:
infest, overrun
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
6. require (time or space) (Freq. 1)
- It took three hours to get to work this morning
- This event occupied a very short time
Syn:
take, use up
Derivationally related forms:
occupation
Hypernyms:
use, expend
Hyponyms:
be
Verb Group:
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete,
exhaust, run through, wipe out
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
7. consume all of one's attention or time (Freq. 1)
- Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
Syn:
absorb, engross, engage
Derivationally related forms:
occupation, engrossment (for: engross), absorption (for: absorb)
Hypernyms:
interest
Hyponyms:
involve, consume, rivet
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- They occupy themselves
8. assume, as of positions or roles
- She took the job as director of development
- he occupies the position of manager
- the young prince will soon occupy the throne
Syn:
fill, take
Hypernyms:
work, do work
Verb Group:
assume, take, strike, take up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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